A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 203 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji (126 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 563.31 km (350 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/11/16 / 2016-11-19 18:12:49 / November 19, 2016 @ 6:12 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007alj. Unique identifier: us10007alj. Exact location of earthquake, -177.4615° West, -19.2297° South, depth 563.31 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:12:49 / 6:12 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 203 km NE of Ndoi Island, Fiji. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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